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Mexico is on alert after 7 million bullets were stolen in a massive heist

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posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:35 PM
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Stealing ammunition, especially on such a massive scale, is virtually unheard of in the Mexican underworld, and the bullets could filter to criminal groups, as does much of the ammunition smuggled from the United States.



Signs point to the recent heist being an inside job. The armed group responsible knew exactly when the trucks would be passing, pilfered every single box of ammunition and spared the drivers and guards, with no shots reportedly being fired on either side.


Glad nobody was hurt. Damn, that's a lot of ammo. Imagine the value the insurance is likely going off of as opposed to what it sells for today. (assuming it works like that)

if this keeps up, $50 for a box of 9's will look like a deal.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:37 PM
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a reply to: network dude



Oh Well , Looks like Black Market Ammo is Making a Comeback , and Oh what Timing..........



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:40 PM
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Its like breaking into an armor truck except no armor for a 3 million dollar heist, not a bad haul.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:41 PM
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They just had to get their turbocharged AR15 propoganda in there....




While most of the ammunition was for small firearms, such as .22- and .40-caliber pistols, a significant portion of the bullets were for high-powered weapons, including AR-15 and M-16 rifles.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:42 PM
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a reply to: Xtrozero

nope, and they may as well say they have little boxes of gold. Supply and demand and all.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:43 PM
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a reply to: Arizona2

I saw that and chose to ignore it. People who know that little but speak as if they do make me smile.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:43 PM
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a reply to: Arizona2

How is that propaganda if they did indeed take AR ammo?

Mexico is in trouble it seems. That's alot of ammo that i am assuming is being sold to criminals.


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posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:45 PM
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a reply to: CptGreenTea

Because the only people who consider an AR15 to be a high powered firearm are people who know nothing about firearms



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 06:46 PM
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originally posted by: CptGreenTea
a reply to: Arizona2

How is that propaganda if they did indeed take AR ammo?

Mexico is in trouble it seems. That's alot of ammo that i am assuming is being sold to criminals.


Because high velocity doesn’t equate to high powered, it’s a subtle little misdirection, ie a lie.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 07:02 PM
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While most of the ammunition was for small firearms, such as .22- and .40-caliber pistols, a significant portion of the bullets were for high-powered weapons, including AR-15 and M-16 rifles.


Ummmm.....














posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 07:03 PM
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originally posted by: Zanti Misfit
a reply to: network dude



Oh Well , Looks like Black Market Ammo is Making a Comeback , and Oh what Timing..........


Worth more than drugs here in San Diego.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 07:11 PM
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a reply to: Arizona2

Thank you, I get so sick and tired of uneducated people acting like a . 223 is some kind of high powered, killing machine like a 460 Weatherby mag on full auto or something.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 07:16 PM
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Somebody's getting ready for a U.S. law against ammo !!!!!!😧



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 07:22 PM
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a reply to: network dude

The group probably needed the ammo in order to raise the money to invest in a painting from Biden's boy. I hear they are becoming priceless in certain circles.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 07:29 PM
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Was it all Aguila? Because they can keep that dirty ammo.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 08:01 PM
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posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 08:17 PM
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a reply to: dug88

You do realize the higher the muzzle velocity the more force it impacts with. This is that whole einstein thing where momentum increases force. Not all 22 rounds are the same and some are far more dangerous than others. Also, nato rounds are actually .223 and not .22 rounds. So you're wrong on that as well.

Here is where physics comes into play,

What makes the .223 potentially deadlier than the .22 is its velocity. When the .223 exits the barrel of a gun, it flies at more than 3,200 feet per second. where a .22 leaves the muzzle depending on the powder used from at 1750 feet per second to 1080 feet per second. The .223 is carrying 335 foot-pounds of force at 500 meters, while the .22 carries 70 foot-pounds so Nato rounds are not your typical .22 caliber rifle bullet. standard .22 rifle bullet uses from 30 to 40 grains of powder the .223 uses 62 grains.

So you really can't compare just the size of the round and think they are the same they are not. So yes a AR 15 is a lot more powerful than a 22 long rifle. This is why I bought them you can buy 3 or 4 if not more .22 long rifles what you spend on AR 15.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 08:22 PM
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a reply to: Arizona2

Perhaps it's not the right wording, but either way im sure the author was trying to say that ammo more powerful than pistol bullets will be entering criminal networks.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 09:20 PM
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Hey, they finally got bullets for all those given them by Xxxxx and Xxxxxx.

But nobody would steal them to use them, they'll go on the black market.



posted on Jun, 21 2021 @ 10:22 PM
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Wonder how long it’ll take for them to make it to Houston’s Mexican flea markets and used tire shops?




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